i send you some information about those families who joining your project in VN. For me i think it's really good one to help them improve themself and their life in some way. But i also agree with you that we help them to have better life in the future but by themself, not just only rely on our group.
We started making paper bags from March but it's just the first step to see how their work and how to find the output in Japan.
There was 3 famillies.
Family 1: Mr Huynh Thach - 70 years old live in Long An (1 hour and a half from HCMC). He and his wife are taking care of 2 grand child whose's parents died by AIDS few years ago.
He sold noodle by the past but now he is too old to do this and after the parents of thoes 2 boys died, he has to take care of them more, one of the boy is sick.
His wife just also stays home and helps to do house work for neighber sometimes.
Family 2: Mrs Le Thi Ngoc Minh, lives in district 8 with her 4 childrends. She was fired after her boss knew that she was sick (from her exhusband). She stays home, doing glass-bead and her child bring to their school to sale to classmate sometims. She also does house work for a neighbour.
Familly 3: Mrs Huynh Thi Tuyet, who living with 6 grand-childs. She does many things to earn living such as washing cloth for other, making glass-bead, peeling onion-garlic...